Category: Books

The Secret Letters of the Monk Who Sold His Ferrari

One of my 2012 resolution, which I am rephrasing to a must-do list, is to read at least 2 books in 1 month. That’s slow compared to what I could do long … long time ago before I got too up-close and personal with Mr. Procrastination. However I am very glad that within 3 weeks, […]

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Tim Ferriss

Have you heard of Tim Ferriss? I believe some of you do. I first heard of him from my friend, Stuart Tan, who was reading Tim’s best selling book – The 4-Hour Work Week: Escape the 9-5, Live Anywhere and Join the New Rich. I went to buy the book, unfortunately, I didn’t finish it. […]

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Even Taxi Driver Could Blog Regularly …

And I have been procrastinating for so long … shame on me! Yes, you heard me right. A taxi driver in Singapore has been blogging regularly since the start of his career. Though he has only been a taxi driver for 6 months due to an unfortunate event, during those period, he blogged simply to […]

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The Old Indonesian Textbooks

Ever wondered how the textbooks look like for some of the Indonesian students in the 80s? Think most of them are for Primary schools. Someone found some of these here I am sharing them. Geez, they are sooooo old! Bahasa Indonesia = The official language of IndonesiaYou will learn phrases such as:– Ini bapak Budi. […]

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Things to Fear

Discovered this beautiful quote while reading Totto-Chan: The Little Girl at the Window … brilliantly written by Tetsuko Kuroyanagi and applaud is equally given to Dorothy Britton, the translator. “Having eyes, but not seeing beauty; having ears, but not hearing music; having minds, but not perceiving truth; having hearts that are never moved and therefore […]

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Why Me?

Isn’t that the question that most of us always ask ourselves or others when we are swarmed by problems? Why am I the one with the headache?Why is it me who needs to face that stupid person?Why do I have this disease?Why … me? Remember Mattie Stepanek, the boy whom knew most of his life […]

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What Are Your 7 Little Things?

Image courtesy of www.7littlethings.com I have the privilege to know personally by the pure chance of serendipity and Myspace, this great lady who’s a master teacher in the area of health and wellness. Her name is Myrna Weinreich from New York. She has shared with me this beautiful e-book, 7 Little Things, which she compiled […]

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Erin Tierney Kramp

Imagine:You are in your early 30s.You are happily married to a wonderful husband.You have one young beautiful daughter.Then ….You are diagnosed with cancer.You know you may be dead before your daughter grows up. What would you have done? Meet, Erin Tierney Kramp, she’s the woman that was diagnosed with breast cancer when she was 33 […]

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Movie: Miss Potter

I’ve no idea why I had the urge to watch Miss Potter alone. So I did and it’s been great. 🙂Super Short Synopsis Why is the title called Miss Potter and not Beatrix Potter (her full name)? There’s a reason behind it. In that era, when women above 30s are still single, when they were […]

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The Invisible and Yet Important

Hello Hello …. What I’m going to share to you next are my learning experience and the graphic may turn you off but it’s necessary because I want to:– show off, and also– throw my own ignorance right in front of my face So, here we go. 🙂 Once upon a time, when Little D.D. […]

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